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Merrell Tsitsikamma MTB & Trail Run
The Merrell Tsitsikamma race has been around for some time and is a prominent event on our local calendar. It is perfectly situated to draw riders from both the Eastern and Southern Cape.
Offering cyclists not only a test of skill, but also breathtaking views from rugged cliffs high above the raging ocean. This is a professional event for the serious riders, but also a family orientated event where not only mom and dad can participate, but also the little ones who are small in size but big in heart. Three distances: 28km fun ride; 42km half marathon; 70km Tsitsikamma MTB challenge
Also an 11km Trail Run through the plantations.
DATE: 13th October 2018
MTB EVENTS: 70km, 42km, 28km (see draft routes and profiles here)
TRAIL RUN: 11km (see draft routes and profiles here)
START & FINISH: Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure
ONLINE ENTRY FEE:
MTB – 70km – R275
MTB – 42km – R175
MTB – 28km – R125
TRAIL RUN – 11km – R150
On the day entries available with a late entry fee – Cash or Snapscan
Entry fee’s include VAT.
Online entries at: www.entrytickets.net
CYCLING SOUTH AFRICA: The MTB event is a CSA sanctioned event and all riders are required to register with CSA. Proof will be required for those registered.
CSA Day licenses will be available at R35 per person with both online entries and on the day entries.
START TIME: MTB – 70km – 08h00
42km – 08h30
28km – 09h00
Trail Run – 11km – 09h30
REGISTRATION OPENS: 06h30
ACCOMMODATION / CAMPING: A limited amount of camping space is available for Friday night at the race start. Please contact Denis at Tsitsikamma Adventures in order to book – 042 280 3770. Meals for the Friday night and Saturday morning will be available from the event caterers. Please contact the local tourism office in Storms River Village for alternative accommodation available in the area.
CATERING: On race day there will be coffee, breakfast, snacks, lunch and cooldrinks available for sale at the venue. There will be meals available for the Friday evening (pre booked only). See available mine here – Tsitsikama MTB Menu.
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